Hip Hop Comes to the Comic Book Format

Hip Hop has long been an important part of Black culture and recently it has been the subject of countless movies, plays and very...

Opportunity Lost: A Chronicle of Failed Reforms in the Newark Public School System

Two hundred million dollars just wasn’t enough. Even with $100 million dollars from Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, and another $100 million in private...

Local Artist Holds Book Signing

Northern Virginia based author, activist, and scholar Eric Lotke will host a book talk about his newest release, “Making Manna,” with a signing and...

Biography of Iceberg Slim Paints Portrait of a Complicated Pop Hero

In 1967, when Robert Beck published his memoir, Pimp: The Story of My Life, it was a game changer. The book was the graphic,...

Author’s Corner: Kimberly K. Parker

What was the impetus for writing this book? One morning in January 2013, I woke up and simply said, "I want to move to China...

Engaging Coming of Age Story ‘The Star Side of Bird Hill’ Dwells on the...

The Star Side of Bird Hill, Naomi Jackson’s debut novel, is a beautifully written story that concerns itself primarily with women and their power....

Harper Lee, Southern Heritage and The GOP

Published in 1960 but based in the 1930s, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird provided America with a liberal southern perspective on race as told...

Letter To A Generation: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Realistic Definition of Freedom in America

To know the truth about the incredible battle black people in America fight to survive and thrive, you must read Between The World and...

Author’s Corner

Title:  Journey to the Other Side …“Overcoming Adversity” Author: Shelley Spence Release Date:  May 30 Michele "Shelley" Spence is a business owner, an ordained elder and author....

The Author’s Corner

Title: “Better Than Ever” How to Improve Your Results, Live a Happier Life, and Attract Everything You Deserve. Author: Kenya Conway-Jones Release Date: April 17, 2015.   Since...

Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

“They didn’t talk. Not for 10 years… Instead, a mother and daughter tiptoed with pain around the deepest gulf in their lives—the daughter’s choice...

Author’s Corner

  Author’s Corner Rev. Louise A. Battle Parenting by Faith Release Date: March 2015   The Rev. Louise A. Battle was born and raised in Washington, D. C. more...